Tuesday, June 23, 2009

A fringe party

Meanwhile, while Westminster is busy confirming its corruption in the election of a new Speaker, the UK Conservative party has announced that it is withdrawing from the European People's Party - the Conservative pro-Europe bloc it sits with in the European Parliament - to head a new European Conservatives and Reformists Group. In the process, it has gained some new friends. For example:

So, Latvian Nazis and Polish bigots, the lunatic fringe of Europe. No decent political party should be seen dead with these people. But the Tories are embracing them. Which just shows: on Europe, they're a fringe party.